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Feb
2018
 
     
 
 
ICMCI Board Update
 
   
     
 

Face-Face Board Meeting February 2018, Vienna
The board of CMC-Global had its face to face meeting earlier in February to discuss the strategy, align our processes, and assure we are working towards accomplishing our goals – keeping the vision as our focus.… 

     
CMC Toolkit
 
 
 
     
 

Thanks to CMC-Canada and their Consult magazine for the following toolkit suggestions:

12 Books to Help Consultants be More Innovative this Year 

From Report to Presentation: Four Crucial Steps For Success 

How to Achieve Game-Changing Results Through Change Leadership - Webinar
March 28, 2018 – Online

Strategic Change By Design Certificate Module 1 – On-line Program
April 23, 2018 – May 14

 
     
FEATURE ARTICLE
     
 

Rethinking Productivity


© 2018 CMC Today and Aron Pervin, CMC

We are in an age of disruption and experimentation. We are in this transition phase of trying to find a new productivity metric in an era of massive societal change – the fourth industrial revolution. And, it will be challenging. The World Economic Forum predicts that this “industrial revolution will bring a massive productivity boom.”1

The world of productivity is changing faster than we think – and it’s becoming people-centric.

Adding Value for Consultants with Organizational Excellence


© 2018 CMC Today and Dawn Ringrose, FCMC

There are some strong parallels between the management consulting body of knowledge and organizational excellence. But there are a few gaps too. Knowing more about organizational excellence can help management consultants add value to client assignments and work with leaders to improve organizational performance. This knowledge can even help them identify new business opportunities as well.

Sustainable Savings: The difference between ‘spending less’ and ‘costing less’


© 2018 CMC Today and Otto Acuna, CMC

We all have been asked to produce savings at least once, to be efficient, and to look for economies….. Make them sustainable, avoid the “bouncing back”.

Feature YOUR Knowledge/Experience in a CMC Today Article!

Calling all CMC's and leading-edge consulting practicioners!

Will you take up the challenge?

 
Caught in the Action!
 
 

Face-Face Board Meeting February 2018, Vienna!

 
   
     
Milan Italy 2018
 
   
     
 

2018 ICMCI Annual Meeting of Delegates + 
6Th International CMC Conference
October 16-19, 2018
Milan, Italy

Plans are underway for the hosting of the 6th CMC International Conference & Annual Meeting of Delegates in Milan, Italy on October 16-19 2018, under the theme:

MAKING A SUSTAINABLE WORLD 4.0
How creative thinking and disruptive innovation shape our future

This is only one of the key questions that many entrepreneurs and managers pose for the future economy – looking forward to the welfare of future generations and the preservation of the planet's natural resources at the same time as their own success. 

Many of those who have taken the path of innovation, have embraced the power of creative thinking and the potential of digital transformation – and quickly enjoy good results for their organization. But simultaneously, we might ask: “at what point have we really enhanced our larger economies”?

 

 

 

 
     
 
 
IMC Share Zone

Asia-Pacific Hub – Exploring & Respecting a Unique Culture
 

April 23-24, 2018; Tehran, Iran

When you arrive you will soon see the reality in Iran is far removed from the stereotype. Iranian women are super stylish and proud of their appearance – fashion being a means to stand out and make a statement. For men it’s simpler – you will be dressing much the same as you do in western countries. That said there are a few unique guideposts all attendees should follow…

  

 
Euro Hub – Conference at The Airport!
 
 

May 31 – June 1, 2018; Kiev, Ukraine 

We are going to learn to manage the chaos from the hangar…
       … conduct many interesting activities and make acquaintances on the runway, 
      … work with different cases in the waiting room, 
      … and most definitely combine theory with practice: 
we will fly an airplane in the sky by ourselves!

  

 
     
 

DESA NGO News — 28 February 2018!

 
     
  15th Austrian IT and Consultant Day 2017: Smart Future – And now? How human is artificial intelligence?  
 

How human is artificial intelligence?
On November 23rd the Austrian IT and Consultant Day celebrated its 15th anniversary at the Hofburg Vienna. As in previous years, the largest industry event of the professional association for business consulting, accounting and IT (UBIT) of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber was fully booked. About 2.000 people attended the event.
 

 
     
ICMCI Committee Reports
     
 

4 Firms awarded the CMC-Firm Designation

 
 

1 Firm from Ireland plus 3 firms from the Netherlands are the latest to join the new CMC-Firm program of ICMCI. 

 
     
 

The latest updates from our Academic Fellows community

 
     
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
 
April
April 23-24, 2018
Asia-Pacific Hub Meeting
The Role of Innovative Management in Sustainable Development
WHERE:
Tehran, Iran

 
May
May 31 - June 1, 2018
Euro Hub Meeting – Details TBD
WHERE:
Kiev, Ukraine

 
June
June 6, 2018
ISO 20700 One Year Anniversary
WHERE:
Vienna, Austria

 
July
Constantinus International Award 2018
Binding commitment from the IMCs between January 1 and July 1 2018
The application period ends on July 15, 2018

 
October
October 16-19, 2018
ICMCI Annual Meeting of Delegates and 6th International CMC Conference  
MAKING A SUSTAINABLE WORLD 4.0
How creative thinking and disruptive innovation shape our future
WHERE:
Milan, Italy
 

2017 CMC Today Publishing Schedule & Themes

Please submit articles, photos, business exchange requests, etc., addressing the theme of each issue, by the 10th day of the first of the two Publishing Months to: cmctoday@cmc-global.org

Click HERE to get a copy of the CMC Today Article Criteria. Failure to submit your article according to these criteria may cause your article to be rejected.


 
 
Quick Quiz
 

Based upon some of the videos and articles from this issue, here are some key questions to get you thinking about your Business Processes Improvement & Innovation stimulation practices as a consultant with your clients, or in your own organization…  

Q1 - How do you Define Productivity?

a) The ratio of output to inputs used in a production process, i.e. output per unit of input.
b) Multi-factor productivity is typically estimated using the rate of change in the use of services/resources such as labour, technology, capital vs. intermediate outputs.
c) Productivity improvement is not only about revenue generation and profits, but also the framework of the Triple Bottom Line (TBL) – social, environmental and financial.
d) A wider dashboard of 12 indicators in three areas: growth and development; inclusion; and intergenerational equity; and sustainability.

Q2 -Quality initiatives are well known through such organizations as ISO, and various other excellence models. Which of the following organizational excellence models can/do you use with your clients?

 
     
Video Blog
     
 

Videos on Internal Processes, Productivity, Quality and Innovation:

TED Talks on Productivity

10 YouTube Videos that will Boost your Productivity 

The 71 Most Amazing Innovations of All Time

Resources & Videos on Quality & Business Process Improvement

Patients First consulting initiative - with Chinese Hospital.
From one of our Chinese consultants working on a Patients First initiative.

 

 

 
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